Dr. Hulse, a Psychologist, obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1985 from Bowling Green State University. He interned at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, and then earned a Postdoctoral Masters degree in clinical psychopharmacology. He is past director of behavioral medicine at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville. Since 1990, Dr. Hulse has been in practice at the Behavioral Medicine Institute in Knoxville, which he founded. He has earned Diplomates from the American Board of Sleep Medicine and from the American Academy of Pain Management. He is the recipient of a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association and of Outstanding Contributions to Psychology awards from APA Division 55 and the Tennessee Psychological Association. He is a past President of TPA, and currently serves as their Director of State Legislative Affairs.